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Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,776
Posted By XTwarrior
Hey, I know you, you silly OTter you :evil

Hey, I know you, you silly OTter you :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,776
Posted By XTwarrior
Those knockoff emulators look like a great...

Those knockoff emulators look like a great bargain, but they won't work with the 2nd gen. I read most of that thread but didn't see anyone have a solid solution to get them to work with 2nd gen...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,776
Posted By XTwarrior
Muddy, thanks! I'll look into that. My front...

Muddy, thanks! I'll look into that. My front end is actually, in stock form not too shabby for me. A bit unstable atr higher speeds and is a bit of an art to get setup for corners with the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,776
Posted By XTwarrior
I salivate at stupidly cheap projects....would...

I salivate at stupidly cheap projects....would this actually safely work?
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,776
Posted By XTwarrior
Alright SV warriors! I am somewhat new to the...

Alright SV warriors! I am somewhat new to the crew, I've had my @k6 SV650 N for about 5 weeks now. My only mod done so far is the Fender eliminator and I've got a ZX14 shock hopefully coming in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-04-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By XTwarrior
I'll be there of course, these rides are great...

I'll be there of course, these rides are great times and spirited rides. That cafe we ended up at for lunch last month.....MMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmm. Hopefully I'll have the ZX14 shock in to try out as...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,776
Posted By XTwarrior
New to the fold. Picked up a 2006 SV650 Naked...

New to the fold. Picked up a 2006 SV650 Naked with 7,800 miles. Bone stock besides a K&N oil filter...which had 2 gaskets on it to my dismay. Absolutely love the bike so far, but the rebound on...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
I have the Hyperpak in my XT550 and it works...

I have the Hyperpak in my XT550 and it works fantastic. My Stocker crapped out and I needed the cheapest replacement possible and it worked out fantastically. I didn't notice any particular gains,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,107
Posted By XTwarrior
Conti Race Attack Custom is made in 90-90/21....

Conti Race Attack Custom is made in 90-90/21. Might be in other sizes too, if you are looking for a super sticky tire.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
I didn't just show up, I was outpacing them...

I didn't just show up, I was outpacing them through the corners. First ride of the season everyone said 'good luck keeping up' and stuff to that effect, now everyone shakes their head in amazement...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Some pictures just because who doesn't like...

Some pictures just because who doesn't like pictures?

At the first stop point where we split into groups; an annoyingly consistent sight. XTwarrior working on his XT:
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Pissed So my group ride yesterday went terrible. ...

So my group ride yesterday went terrible.

We had to slab 35 miles to get to the twisties. Fine. However, my high RPM sputtering got progressively worse, and it dropped to as low as 5,000 RPM's...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By XTwarrior
Talking Let's see your Custom/home made camera mounts!

Hey guys, I'm looking into making a home made camera mount (I'm cheap don't you know? :evil ) and looking for ideas. I'm working with just a handlebar and a headlight as a mounting point, but am...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
I feel I'm never going to be able to work on...

I feel I'm never going to be able to work on this thing again! Today was supposed to be my 'work on XT' day, but I got called into an emergency shift at work and afterwards we are having friends...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,664
Posted By XTwarrior
ABS, as much as I don't like it, is a PROVEN...

ABS, as much as I don't like it, is a PROVEN advantage over non-ABS in every condition BUT dirt as mentioned. Once again, I don't like ABS on my vehicles but numbers just don't lie.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,272
Posted By XTwarrior
I am no expert, but I'd imagine it's sort of a...

I am no expert, but I'd imagine it's sort of a joke seeing as how big it is, and it's a tad more portly both in size and weight to more trail oriented bikes like the CRF, WR/YZ, etc...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,272
Posted By XTwarrior
Electric start is nice, and I can't say I...

Electric start is nice, and I can't say I wouldn't like it but it isn't a deal breaker for some like me. As long as kicking it over doesn't require the legs of Zeus, it should be fine. I've been on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,272
Posted By XTwarrior
*cough* 275 lbs. *cough* But yes, exactly. ...

*cough* 275 lbs. *cough*

But yes, exactly. Well said.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,272
Posted By XTwarrior
Ya, I love this bike but I converted it to a...

Ya, I love this bike but I converted it to a street tard after all of our local trails got shut down :cry I used to have hill climbs, tight technical and rocky terrain to ride on but thanks to local...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 20,272
Posted By XTwarrior
If anyone is having a complaint about...

If anyone is having a complaint about kickstarting any bike, you haven't owned an XT550 with auto-decomp. Nothing like putting all of your weight on the kicker, having it go halfway down then...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 22,302
Posted By XTwarrior
From My understanding, if it has the letters 'XT'...

From My understanding, if it has the letters 'XT' or 'KLR' or 'DR' attached to the numbers, it usually will last you a VERY long time with minimal problems. Bear in mind, you need to be zealous with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
No updates or rides on the XT since Saturday...

No updates or rides on the XT since Saturday because I've been working alot of overtime 12 hour shifts. I sleep and then roll out of bed to go ot work :cry

I think Friday I'll try to get the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22,677
Views: 2,878,208
Posted By XTwarrior
Hmmm, I'll have to look at it but how did you...

Hmmm, I'll have to look at it but how did you plate an OHV bike in PA? The code says you can't if the title says OHV only? I must know your black magics!

(I'm not going to be able to afford a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22,677
Views: 2,878,208
Posted By XTwarrior
Does the XR650 R come with an OHV / Off road only...

Does the XR650 R come with an OHV / Off road only stamped title?
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Ya, my XT has some jetting done and when I'm...

Ya, my XT has some jetting done and when I'm hanging with the sportbikes I get about 80 miles a tank or so, but I'm WOT 98.5% of the time. In 240 miles I filled 4 times but I never had to use...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Laugh Oh man Oh man Oh man. I should have done...

Oh man Oh man Oh man.

I should have done this work before. I wasn't expecting any gains from doing this maintennance, but I did something right.

The Skinny:
1.) It puffed the tiniest bit of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
I'll do that tomorrow, but I want to let the...

I'll do that tomorrow, but I want to let the gasket sealer sit a little bit longer before I put any real pressure on them. I just quick kicked her on to make sure it didn't sound like I had loose...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
SHE LIVES !!!!!!! :wings P.S. - She...

SHE LIVES !!!!!!!

:wings

P.S. - She sounds great too! I only idled her 45 seconds to make sure there was no unmetered air or odd noises, but no valve noise or that starvation sound so far.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Nice! :clap Rattle you say? Could it sound...

Nice! :clap Rattle you say? Could it sound similar to if you had kays laying against metal rattling? I am getting a rattle since day 1 and I could never source it, coming from somewhere in my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Well, she is all back together (I think/hope) and...

Well, she is all back together (I think/hope) and I am going to wait until later tonight to put the gas tank on and start her up. I figure the drying type gasket should be strong enough by then to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,777
Posted By XTwarrior
DT125 IT125 XT550 CBR900RR In that...

DT125
IT125
XT550
CBR900RR

In that order however the XT is all I have right now.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Even with the tensioners it is a tad off but not...

Even with the tensioners it is a tad off but not massivley. Maybe 1/8" an inch or so. It seems to go through the motions fine with the valve cover tightened down. I'm still worried about it but at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Ugh of course. Naturally. It is my bike with me...

Ugh of course. Naturally. It is my bike with me working on it.


I cannot, for the life of me, gett he timing mark on the flywheel to line up with the timing marks on the cam gear. They are off...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Wow, that sounds great! Definitely throw me a...

Wow, that sounds great! Definitely throw me a pic when you can, I'm interested :D

When I get home from work tonight I am going to start the process of piecing her back together.
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,697
Posted By XTwarrior
TL1000 S. Looking at the specs that is a good...

TL1000 S. Looking at the specs that is a good idea but it looks like it is leaning forward a bit which means atleast a fork swap. Plus 130HP is gonna be a tad crazy in under 400 lb territory....
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,697
Posted By XTwarrior
It's not off topic if I am learning about the...

It's not off topic if I am learning about the bike, and I am!

Great review really, cleans up alot and I am happy to say your review is about what I was expecting which is good! The goal of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Ya, that's what my mechanic said. I have a...

Ya, that's what my mechanic said. I have a feeling I might be posting pictures of random parts asking where they were supposed to go :rofl




I will be drawing out a pattern and cutting...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
Got the new valve seals in, Springs back in,...

Got the new valve seals in, Springs back in, cleaned the top end up, and greased the cam up. It is about ready to be plopped backed together. I just need to find torque specs, figure out which stud...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 252,956
Posted By XTwarrior
I am REALLY not looking forward to putting this...

I am REALLY not looking forward to putting this back together. I already saw one bolt and nut tonight that I don't know where it belongs :huh

Oh well, I cleaned the carbon off of the cylinder...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,697
Posted By XTwarrior
^ See that looks nice even without any mods to...

^ See that looks nice even without any mods to hide anything. I'd imagine taking the sidebag racks and exhaust guards would have saved you even more weight!

I just thought of an issue with...
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